The Silo Series was created to promote the sharing of the written and spoken word among an already existing and thriving arts community.

All events are by $5 suggested donation and open to all.

Readings take place roughly every two months.


A Holiday Family Story Hour
December 14, 2017
6:00 PM

Come get in the holiday spirit for an hour of celebration as Molly Simmons, Andrew & Bonnie Periale, and Tim Horvath read a selection of their favorite holiday stories in the The Word Barn!

Enjoy delicious cookies, hot cocoa, puppets, & lots of holiday cheer!
Bring your kids in their pjs (if you’d like)

All ages are welcome!

$5 per person/ $20 per family
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BrosnanThree Vibrant Voices, One Winter Night – Saturday, January 13 7pm

Join the Silo Series for these three writers, Meg Day, David Moloney, and Michael Brosnan.

Meg Day is the 2015-2016 recipient of the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, a 2013 recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Poetry, and the author of Last Psalm at Sea Level (Barrow Street 2014), winner of the Barrow Street Poetry Prize and the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award, and a finalist for the 2016 Kate Tufts Discovery Award from Claremont Graduate University. Day is Assistant Professor of English & Creative Writing at Franklin & Marshall College and lives in Lancaster, PA.

David Moloney is a contributing writer for Assignment Online Magazine. He earned an MFA in Fiction from The Mountainview Writer’s Group, where he was the recipient of the Lynn Safford Memorial Prize. His poetry has appeared in four editions of The Offering and his current manuscript, Barkerhouse Stories, is represented by Alexa Stark at Trident Media Group. He teaches writing at UMass Lowell and resides in Lowell with his wife and two children.

Michael Brosnan is the author The Sovereignty of the Accidental (Harbor Mountain Press, 2017), which poet Naomi Shihab Nye describes as a “stunning book… poems which stir language, memory, momentary intense awareness, to give us back the bracing joy of clear thinking.” Brosnan’s poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including ConfrontationNew LettersBarrow StreetPrairie SchoonerThe Moth, and Rattle. He is also the author of Against the Current, a book on inner-city education for kids at risk of dropping out, serves at the senior editor for Teaching While White (, and writes often on issues in education. He is a graduate of the UNH Writing Program and lives in Exeter, New Hampshire.


Past readers have included:

Maggie Dietz, Tim Horvath, David Rivard, Chard DeNiord, Paul Yoon, Matt Miller, Mark Decarteret, Jessica Purdy, Jayne Benjulian, Todd Hearon, S Stephanie,  Jim Rioux, Andrew Periale, Katherine Towler, Ralph Sneeden, Andrew Mitchell, Sue Repko, Peter Anderson, Hope Jordan, Jenny Johnson, Erica Plouffe Lazure, Beth Ann Miller, Megan Leonard, William Stratton, Cynthia Huntington, Clark Knowles, Mike Nelson, Lauren Mb Vermette, Kathleen Clancy, Nancy Jean Hill, Jerome Daly, Kristen Ringman, Alice B Fogel, Ella McGrail, Jessica Purdy, and Michael McInnis.